Meet iSchool Alumnus Brandon Tirado

Scoring a job in your dream field after graduation sounds too good to be true, right? For recent iSchool graduate Brandon Tirado, this is a reality. Tirado will start as a Cyber Security Analyst for ReliaQuest this July in Tampa, Florida. He will be responsible for providing analysis and investigation of security-related data, will participate […] »

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Lee and Bravo Publish on Advocacy Advertising

Over the past several years, millennials have started to become more politically active than ever. With this rise in activism, many brands have turned to methods of advocacy advertising. To explore this idea further, Dr. Jaejin Lee and graduate student Olivia Bravo recently published a paper titled “The mediating effects of message agreement on millennials’ […] »

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Advertising Student Wins Diversity Achievement Award

Joseph Ng, an Advertising student in the School of Communication, is the recipient of this year’s American Advertising Federation (AAF) 4th District Diversity Achievement Award. “Although advertising is considered more progressive than other industries, there’s still a lot of work to do, and I’m honored to be the first recipient of the Diversity Achievement Scholarship, […] »

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Dr. Paul Marty Receives Undergraduate Teaching Award

Each year, Florida State’s Office of the Provost honors faculty members that have gone above and beyond in undergraduate and graduate teaching through the University Teaching Awards. The student-oriented awards are based on student and alumni nominations. This year, Dr. Paul Marty (’02, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) was the recipient of the Undergraduate […] »

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iSchool Up North: Professors Present at LOEX Annual Conference

The Library Orientation Exchange (LOEX) hosted its annual conference on May 9-11 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Two iSchool professors, Dr. Melissa Gross and Dr. Don Latham, presented “A Framework for the Frames: Using the Peritextual Literacy Framework to Teach the ACRL Frames” at this year’s event. The presentation focused on teaching an audience that was brand new to […] »

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CCI Faculty Awarded Summer Grants

Each year, Florida State’s Council on Research and Creativity (CRC) offers summer funding to research projects through the First Year Assistant Professor Program (FYAP). This is a grant program designed to provide first-year assistant professors with “summer salary support to facilitate their research and/or creative activities,” says the website. The grant is available to all […] »

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